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City Clerk

City Clerk2023-01-25T16:29:59-08:00

Welcome to the Rancho Mirage City Clerk’s webpage!

Contact

Kristie Ramos

City Clerk
69825 Highway 111
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
Phone: (760) 324-4511
Fax: (760) 324-8830
kristier@ranchomirageca.gov

The City Clerk’s Office strives to offer a courteous, service-oriented team of professionals who serve other City departments as well as the community. To accomplish this mission, we hold as core values our personal and professional commitment to ourselves, our colleagues and the community we serve. Some of the responsibilities of the City Clerk’s Office include:

  • Organizing meetings of the City Council and affiliated Boards;
  • Conducting municipal elections;
  • Coordinating the codification of City ordinances;
  • Facilitating the recruitment, orientation, and training of City Commissioners; and
  • Ensuring compliance with the California Public Records Act.
The City Clerk’s Office ensures public access to City Council meetings, including the preparation and distribution of official meeting agendas and the preparation and maintenance of official records of proceedings. The City Clerk also serves as Secretary to the Redevelopment Successor Agency, Library and Observatory Board, Community Services District Board, Housing Authority Board, and Joint Powers Financing Authority Board. The City Clerk’s Office is responsible for processing City ordinances and resolutions, coordinating the recordation of documents, and publishing legal notices. In addition, the City Clerk administers Oaths of Office, attests and seals official documents, and prepares City proclamations.
As the City’s Election Official, it is the duty of the City Clerk to conduct legal, impartial, and open municipal elections in accordance with the California Government and Elections Codes, the Rancho Mirage Municipal Code, and the Political Reform Act. The City Clerk serves as the filing officer for Campaign Disclosure Statements, Statements of Economic Interest, and other reports required by the Fair Political Practices Commission.

The City Clerk’s Office ensures that the Rancho Mirage Municipal Code is regularly updated to include newly adopted City laws and is made available to the public via the City’s website.

Click here to view the Municipal Code

Commissions, boards, and committees serve as advisory bodies to the City Council; they cannot commit City resources, direct staff, or establish policy for the City. Their primary role is to increase public input and participation in the determination of City policies and operating procedures. For more information regarding City Boards & Commissions, please contact the City Clerk’s office at (760) 324-4511 or via email at kristier@ranchomirageca.gov.

Click here to view all the City Boards & Commissions

The City Clerk is the custodian of all City records including ordinances, resolutions, minutes, agreements, election-related documents and many others. The City Clerk’s Office strives for timely accumulation, secure preservation and easy access of all City records.
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